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Tes FE - 02 April 2021

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10 questions with… Bear Grylls

10 questions with… Bear Grylls

The adventurer lifts the lid on his childhood experiences at Eton, recalls an eventful school trip up Snowdon and explains why he believes the most important learning happens outside the classroom

6 min read 1 Apr 2021
Are timed exams really the best way to assess students?
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Are timed exams really the best way to assess students?

Research shows that having students take exams under timed conditions may not be the fairest or most accurate way to assess what they have learned. So, in light of the current exam hiatus, Charlotte...

13 min read 1 Apr 2021
Tes focus on...nurture groups in secondary schools
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Tes focus on... nurture groups in secondary schools

They are well established in primary as an effective way of supporting children who are having difficulty adjusting to school life, but nurture groups can also be successful in supporting older...

7 min read 1 Apr 2021
How to turn parents into fans of maths mastery

How to turn parents into fans of maths mastery

Emma Cate Stokes tells Tes how her school transformed number-phobic mums and dads into arithmetic enthusiasts who now have enough understanding of the mastery approach to be able to support their...

6 min read 1 Apr 2021
ADHD in girls: why aren’t schools spotting it?

ADHD in girls: why aren’t schools spotting it?

Evidence points to an under-diagnosis of female students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, resulting in a lack of support in school and jeopardising their mental health in later life...

3 min read 1 Apr 2021
How nudge theory can help students make better choices
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How nudge theory can help students make better choices

Instead of barking orders and establishing prohibitive rules, there is a way to steer students towards desirable conduct with minimal effort on the part of school leaders, finds Jo Clemmet. It...

5 min read 1 Apr 2021
Are timed exams really the best way to assess students?
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Are timed exams really the best way to assess students?

Research shows that having students take exams under timed conditions may not be the fairest or most accurate way to assess what they have learned. So, in light of the current exam hiatus, Charlotte...

13 min read 1 Apr 2021
Tes focus on...nurture groups in secondary schools
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Tes focus on... nurture groups in secondary schools

They are well established in primary as an effective way of supporting children who are having difficulty adjusting to school life, but nurture groups can also be successful in supporting older...

7 min read 1 Apr 2021
How nudge theory can help students make better choices
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How nudge theory can help students make better choices

Instead of barking orders and establishing prohibitive rules, there is a way to steer students towards desirable conduct with minimal effort on the part of school leaders, finds Jo Clemmet. It...

5 min read 1 Apr 2021